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12 people charged at Disturbed concert at Darien Lake

DARIEN – A Wayne County man faces a second-degree harassment charge after authorities said he went backstage at a concert Sunday and punched an employee.

Richard J. Lewis, 37, of Walworth, was one of two people jailed while 10 others were ticketed at the Disturbed concert at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office said.

Lewis was arraigned in Darien Town Court and remanded to the Genesee County Jail on $500 bail.

The other man jailed was Ryan J. Budnik, 28, of Rochester. The sheriff’s office said Budnik re-entered the concert after being told not to return. He was charged with trespassing, was arraigned in Darien Town Court and held on $200 bail.

The 10 others issued appearance tickets were:

• Michael S. Prinz, 20, of Stafford, was charged with driving while ability impaired and unlawful possession of marijuana.

• A 17-year-old from Orchard Park was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.

• Grace A. Lotz, 25, of Attica, faces charges of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument.

• Five people were charged with unlawful possession of marijuana: a 16-year-old from Leroy; Jeremy T. Maliszewski, 18, of West Seneca; Damien R. Koch Jr., 18, of Lovejoy; Sean H. Pfeiffer, 18, of West Seneca; and Brendan T. Fitzpatrick, 20, of Spencerport.

• Two people were charged with trespassing: Dustin J. Houghton, 25, of Webster; and John F. Jacobsen, 42, of Buffalo.

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